Tag Archives: halloween

The meerkats also celebrated the Halloween season.

Oakland Zoo’s Spookfari sleepover delights children

For the second Halloween season in a row, the Oakland Zoo hosted a “Sundown Spookfari.” The zoo staff opened up their grounds for families to stay overnight and learn about some of the animals.

“Spooktacular” event builds community and empowers children to follow their dreams

The event was what the library called a “spooktacular” event, co-sponsored with We Tell Our Stories Sister Film Collective, Pan-African Network and PeoplesWorld.Org. The purpose was to build confidence, self-esteem, solidarity and good mental health...

West Oakland costumer tailors Halloween outfits in fine vintage style

From the living room of his sparsely furnished West Oakland apartment, Joseph Moreno, 30, runs a vintage costume rental business. That he can do so for just $25 per rental is perhaps the most remarkable...

The Nightcap: Halloween at The Avenue

The Nightcap is a series that features a favorite Oakland drinking establishment every Friday afternoon. This week, it's The Avenue, a Temescal dive bar that pretty much turns into a haunted house every Halloween.